Update from the Greenhouse Potatoes Win Gold at Chelsea RHS Chelsea; my dash for plants
Update from the Greenhouse

Update from the Greenhouse

Hello Everyone, March winds blow and April showers bring forth slugs eating my flowers! I ignore the greenhouse for one night to discover the next morning that out of eighteen… Read more »

Potatoes Win Gold at Chelsea

Potatoes Win Gold at Chelsea

A Great Pavilion exhibit without a single decorative bloom on show has charmed judges into awarding a Chelsea Gold Medal to Scots potato aficionados Morrice and Ann Innes – the… Read more »

RHS Chelsea; my dash for plants

RHS Chelsea; my dash for plants

4pm on a Thursday and the minutes were going by slowly. I was looking forward to getting home, putting my feet up and relaxing with a large glass of wine…. Read more »

Scouring Europe for Chelsea centrepiece fit for a Queen

Scouring Europe for Chelsea centrepiece fit for a Queen

When you know there’s a chance that Her Majesty The Queen might visit your Fresh garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the last thing you want is a gaping… Read more »

Rise of the bedding plants

Rise of the bedding plants

Bedding plants became incredibly popular in the Victorian era, the traditional landscape which compromised mostly grass and stone were dull and bleak and plant hunters were sent to find varieties… Read more »

Fuchsia Summer Care

Fuchsia Summer Care

Summer is almost here! We want to be able to keep our fuchsias looking good for months to come. However to get to that situation – they do need some… Read more »

Gardening like my mother taught me

Gardening like my mother taught me

From an early age lots of people have influenced my gardening. My grandfathers were both keen gardeners, my neighbours when I was a child and also my mother. I have… Read more »

Reward launched for UK’s tallest sunflower

Reward launched for UK’s tallest sunflower

We are offering a £1,000 cash prize to find the nation’s tallest sunflower. With Sunflowers high on everyone’s sowing list thanks to an industry-wide Year of the Sunflower Campaign, we… Read more »

A look into the ‘fuchsia’

A look into the ‘fuchsia’

When you look at how many fuchsia varieties are available in the UK, in Europe, even worldwide, you would be forgiven for thinking there’s nothing left to discover or breed…. Read more »

Year of the sunflower 2015

Year of the sunflower 2015

Sunflowers are one of the most versatile plants you can grow. They can be grown as cut flowers or for wildlife and they are the perfect introduction to encourage children… Read more »